NamPol campaigns pay off
08 Oct 2017 18:00pm
WINDHOEK, 08 OCT (NAMPA) - The Namibian Police arrested 22 people during national crime prevention operations between Wednesday and Friday.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi said in the daily crime report on Sunday one man was arrested for dealing in crack cocaine, nine people were arrested after being found dealing or in possession of cannabis, four men were arrested while in possession of controlled wildlife products, while two men were arrested for dealing in mandrax.
Five foreign nationals (two Chinese, one from the Democratic Republic of Congo and a Zimbabwean) were arrested under the Immigration Control Act Seven of 1993 for allegedly overstaying and working in the country without permits or visas.
A second man from the Democratic Republic of Congo was arrested under Refugee Act Two of 1999 for being found outside a refugee camp without a permit.
During the same operations, the police confiscated three cheetah skins with an estimated valued of N.dollars 50 000.
Other confiscated goods include fake diamonds, one elephant tusk, Zimbabwean dollars and drugs such as cannabis, mandrax and crack cocaine.
The total value of the confiscated goods are yet to be determined, said Shikwambi.